Lists of the testing sites for the oral certification exam
Interpreters for the Spanish, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Korean languages who have already passed the written portion of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters’ test may schedule their oral exam. Please continue to see the list of cities, and these cities are updated continuously.
If you have passed the written exam and interpret for a language other than the five languages listed above, you will be put in a database and informed when the oral exam in your language is available.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Charlotte, North Carolina
Clearwater, Florida (Tampa Bay)
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Glen Ellyn (near Chicago)
Los Angeles, California
Millbrae, California (near San Francisco)
Rochester, New York
St. Louis, Missouri
Syracuse, New York
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Tukwila, Washington (near Seattle)
Woonsocket, Rhode Island (near Providence)
TO SCHEDULE: If you have passed the written exam and wish to schedule the oral exam, send us by email your intent to test at one of these sites above with your name, language and complete contact information to staff [at] certifiedmedicalinterpreters [dot] org DO NOT CALL - email the staff at the National Board only for scheduling at both the IQT and the National Board sites.
Please note: A few locations have been set aside for onsite testing of staff interpreters. These locations may not be on the above lists. Please email to inform the National Board that you intend to take the oral exam in your health care facility.
Any questions about your exams should be directed to the National Board at staff [at] certifiedmedicalinterpreters [dot] org